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The Uncluttered Gift Guide For Children

Nov 19, 2011 | By Colleen Madsen
Many of us have homes filled with clutter, a good portion of which was probably collected during holidays past. Avoid gift clutter this year with a list of alternative "clutter-free" children's gifts from Colleen Madsen of the de-cluttering project blog, 365 Less Things. Many of my readers mentioned on different ...
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Christmas Gifts Ideas That Teach Responsibility

Nov 12, 2011 | By Harvey Craft
The media brings pictures of pretty things into virtually every home every day. Use gift-giving this Christmas to develop responsibility and values in children, and strengthen your parenting skills. While adults are wearing themselves out shopping, children expect that parents will take care of each other with gift ideas for ...